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August 2020

"Creating Sanitary Walls with Wallcoverings Engineered for Cleanability" Interiors and Sources

June 2020

"Wall Surfaces Evolve to Meet New Design and Performance Challenges" Interiors and Sources
"Introducing Inspire, a New Digital Platform from interiors+sources" Interiors and Sources

May 2020

"Product Innovations Submission Period Extended Thru July 8" Interiors and Sources

March 2020

"Wallpaper is making a comeback - and this time, it's for real" Business of Home
"5 Strategies to Get the Most From Wallcoverings" Interiors and Sources
"Wallcoverings Industry Releases a new sustainability tool" Canadian Interiors
"Wallcoverings Product Certification Scorecards" Facility Executive
"Wallcoverings Industry Releases Product Scorecards Concerning Sustainability" ProBuilder
"Wallcoverings industry releases product scorecards concerning sustainability" Building Design + Construction

February 2020

"Wallcoverings Association Forecasts Positive Outlook" Signs of the Times
"2020 NYCxDESIGN Awards Submissions Open Today" Interior Design
"The Future of the Architecture and Design Industry is Bright" Interiors and Sources
"Best of Year 2019: 14 Wall Covering/Textile Product Winners" Interior Design
2020 Top 100 Giants  Interior Design
"Sustainability and Innovation on Display in Wallcoverings Industry" Interiors and 
"Vinyl Products Face a Number of Challenges, but Opportunities Abound" Interiors and Sources

January 2019

"4 Criteria to Consider When Specifying Wallcoverings" Interiors and Sources

November 2019

"7 Emerging Interior Design Talents" Interior Design
"Interior Design's Parent Company SANDOW Acquires Metropolis Magazine" Interior Design

October 2019

"10 Trends in Wallcoverings" Interiors and Sources
Wallcoverings Industry Celebrates a Milestone of More Than 2,000 Styles Certified to NSF 342 ⁠— News Release

September 2019

"Behind the Curtain: How Marybeth Shaw Drives Creative Production at Wolf-Gordon" Metropolis

August 2019

"How to Calculate How Much Wallpaper You Need"Arch Daily
"Wallpaper is the comeback story of 2019" The Seattle Times
You Can Now Spec the Designs of Two Historic Bauhaus Weavers" AD Pro
You Need a Black Light to See the Details in This Wild, Invisible Ink Wallpaper" House Beautiful
Go Behind the Scenes to See How This Marilyn Monroe Wallpaper Is Made" Cosmopolitan
Flavor Paper’s Scratch-and-Sniff Wallpaper Is Peak Funky Nostalgia" House Beautiful

July 2019

"The Writing on the Wall Spells Opportunity" Wide-Format Impressions
In Conversation With: Versa’s Paul Gibson on sustainable wallcoverings in EMEA hotels" Hotel Designs

June 2019

"Here's your sneak peek at Materials Pavilion's massive collection of curated materials" Interiors and Sources
"How a Dutch Wall Covering and Textiles Brand Plans to Increase Its U.S. Market Share" AD Pro

May 2019

"An Expert Guide on How to Hang Wallpaper Like a Pro" House Beautiful
"2019 NYCxDESIGN Award Winners and Honorees Announced" Interior Design

March 2019

"Interior Designers Predict the Next Major Wallpaper Trends" House Beautiful

February 2019

"Wallcoverings Association 2019 annual meeting dives into the power of interior décor" Big Picture magazine
"Wallcoverings Association Forecasts Positive Outlook" Signs of the Times
"Wallpaper Makes Triumphant Return" Realtor Magazine

January 2019

WA Members Share 2019 Trends - Interior Design Magazine Interviews
"19 Home and Design trends to watch in 2019Los Angeles Times
"LSI Wallcovering is Now Versa Designed Surfaces" Facility Executive

December 2018

"Reconnecting to Nature" Interiors and Sources
Wallcoverings Lines - Q4

November 2018

"Astek Infuses Artistry into Digitally Printed Wallcoverings" Interior Design
"What to do when painted-over wallpaper starts to show its edges" The Washington Post

October 2018

"InPrint USA Partners with Wallcoverings Association" Ink World Magazine
"Momentum Group Creates $200 Million Powerhouse with D.L. Couch, Eykon, Tri-Kes Acquisitions" Interior Design

September 2018

Wallcoverings Lines - Q3
Wallcoverings Association and Hospitality Design Special Section About Design Trends featuring WA Member Companies
MDC Acquired by ShoreView Industries as Two Executives Retire" Interior Design

August 2018

"Joanna Gaines’ Newest Wall Covering Obsession Is Even Better Than ShiplapBrit + Co

June 2018

Wallcoverings Lines - Q2

May 2018

"Textured Wallcoverings Show No Signs of Slowing Down" Interiors and Sources

March 2018

VIDEO: Trend Report: Wallcoverings Association 2018

February 2018

"You'll Want To Book A Room At These Hotels For The Wallpaper" Forbes
"New Global EPD's for Wallcoverings" Facility Executive
Big Picture features 2018 WA Annual Meeting Recap
2018 WA Annual Meeting Recap featured in Business of Furniture
"Wallcoverings Association Annual Meeting Forecasts Trends, Fosters Networking, Education" American Painting Contractor 
2018 WA Annual Meeting Recap
"EPD: Vinyl Based Wallcoverings on Non-Woven Backing" IGI
"EPD: Vinyl Wallcoverings on Cellulose Fibre Base" IGI
"EPD: Vinyl Wallcoverings on Woven Textile Backing" IGI
"EPD: Wallcoverings on Cellulose Fibre Base" IGI
"EPD: Wallcoverings on Non-Woven Base" IGI

November 2017:

"Navigating the World of Wallcoverings" Interiors and Sources

April 2017:

"6 Ways to Wow with Marble Wallpaper" Martha Stewart
"How to Frame Wallpaper as Art" Martha Stewart
"8 Unexpected Wallpaper Ideas to Try" Martha Stewart

March 2017:

"Wallpaper is Making a Big Comeback" The Washington Post 

April 2016:

Trend Report: Wallcoverings Association 2016 presented by Interior Design

March 2016:

"6 Design-Enhancing Wallcovering Trends" HD Talks

Media Alerts

To promote ongoing media coverage of wallcoverings, the WA launched Media Alerts, a quarterly e-newsletter distributed to editors of architecture and design, commercial building and home publications and websites. 

If you would like to include a new product or news announcement from your company, please select one new product or news announcement categories below and email the information to the Wallcoverings Association

  • For a new product, please email a jpeg image (low-resolution is fine) labeled with the company name and product name. Also include a 4-5 sentence description.
  • Or send us a photo (low-resolution jpeg) and 4-5 sentences about a sustainability program (recycling, certifications, manufacturing achievements), new technology, award and other company news.
  • Please include the name of the person at your company and email address that the media can contact for more information. We'll include that contact information in the story.

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